|State||Defendant||Co-Defendants||Sex||Date||Election||D/R||Charged||Convicted||Type1||Type2||Type3||# Charges||# Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin||Description||Sentence||Source1||Source2||Source3||Source4||Source5||Follow Up|
|New Mexico||Matthew Valenzuela (friend of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez)||Angelica Marquez Nelson Owens||M||2012-03||2012||Registration Fraud||Ineligible District Voting||1||Matthew Valenzuela, a family friend of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez, reportedly accused of fraudulently registering to vote in Sunland Park, New Mexico despite living in El Paso. Charged with false voting, conspiracy to commit false voting and registration offenses.||http://el-paso-news.blogspot.com/2012/07/four-more-charged-in-sunland-park.html|
|Texas||Gilbert Tejada||M||Gilbert Tejada was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.|
|Texas||Noelia Lopez||F||2006-11||General||Illegl voting||1||1||Noelia Lopez was charged with one count of illegal voting (TEC 64.012) in the 2006 general election.||Dismissed||Starr/Brooks: 07-07-09767 CR|
|Connecticut||Nancy Harding (town council member)||F||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Harding, a town council member, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person.||$500 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility for certain election jobs|
|Mississippi||Brenda Wiggs (circuit clerk)||F||Brenda Wiggs, Circuit Clerk of Monroe County, was charged with voter fraud.|
|Illinois||John Jay Bieschke||M||Petition Fraud||Forgery||John Jay Bieschke pleaded guilty to forged nominating petitions.|
|Florida||Joann Snelson||F||2010||Registration fraud||20||Accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 10 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 10 counts of submission of false voter registration information.|
|Texas||Election contest: Lon Burnam v. Ramon Romero Jr.||2014-03||Democratic primary||D||2014-03||Election contest||State Rep. Lon Burnam filed a lawsuit challenging his 111-vote primary election loss to Ramon Romero Jr. in March 2014. Burnam, D-Fort Worth, said the goal of the lawsuit is to review data from the Texas House District 90 election to determine if there were hundreds of illegally cast ballots after receiving multiple reports of an illegal computerized-signature vote-by-mail operation run to benefit Romero.||http://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/article3850961.html|
|Washington||Duncan Medlin||M||1||Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...|
|Virginia||Justin Skinner||M||2010-06||Registration Fraud||Ineligible Voting||2||Justin Skinner was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Manassas County)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html|
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